PHILIPPINES / IMPEACHMENT
MANILA: The Philippines' house of representatives holds a plenary vote on the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. The complaint, filed by a lawyer, cited 27 grounds for impeachment, including alleged corruption and culpable violation of the constitution. If the lower house votes to pass the impeachment complaint, it will then be elevated to the impeachment court of the Philippine senate.
::Covering on merit
HONG KONG / NEW LEGISLATORS
HONG KONG: Four new legislators take their oath of office. At the same ceremony following Legislative Council elections in 2016, several new legislators who did not follow the rules for oath-taking were subsequently kicked out of the legislature.
NETHERLANDS / JORDAN
THE HAGUE: Jordanian King Abdullah and Queen Rania state visit to The Netherlands.
::On 20 March they will meet the Dutch King and Queen. King Willem-Alexander and King Abdullah will attend a roundtable discussion on counterterrorism and sign an agreement on cooperation.
::On 21 March King Abdullah visits parliament and meets Prime Minister Mark Rutte.
::Covering/Accessing key events
FRANCE / BILL
PARIS: France's gender equality minister Marlene Schiappa presents a bill to fight against sexual and gender-based violence during the weekly cabinet meeting.
::0900GMT - Cabinet meets.
::Covering outside for comments.
SPAIN / STRIKE
MADRID: An estimated 1000 Amazon workers begin a two-day strike over pay and conditions.
UK / RUSSIA SPY
++ Running Story – 17 - 23 March 2018 ++
Covering developments after the US, UK, French and German leaders released a joint statement agreeing Russia was behind nerve agent attack on former spy.
US / TRUMP
++ Running Story: 17 - 23 March 2018 ++
Covering developments in Donald Trump's administration as a probe continues into allegations of Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.